Dramatic mountains and thermal springs meet cosmopolitan cities on this island jewels.
Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter and Underwater World – Discover secrets of the Southern Ocean and see the magic of an Antarctic fantasyland, complete with Penguins strutting in fresh snow and ice!
Skycity Auckland Sky Tower – At 328 metres the Sky Tower visit offers views in every direction.
AUCKLAND WAITOMA ROTORUA
Auckland Waitomo Glowworm Caves – It is known for its population of Arachnocampa luminosa, a glowworm species found exclusively in New Zealand.
Rotorua – Te Puia -Visit Te Puia Geothermal Reserve to view the boiling mudpools and cascading Pohutu geyser and see local Maori carvers in action.
AUCKLAND TO QUEENSTOWN
RJ500 TSS Earnslaw Cruise – It’s one of the best ways to see Queenstown’s surrounding landscape – a cruise across Lake Wakatipu aboard the iconic century-old coal fired steamship
Shotover Jetboat Ride – Your adrenaline hits the roof as you speed in mere centimetres of water along the famous Shotover River and deep into the Shotover River Canyons in the exciting ride on the famous Hamilton jet boat.
Gondola and Buffet Lunch at Skyline Queenstown -Take a cable car ride to the summit of Bob’s Peak where the best views in the region are spread out in a spectacular 220 degree panorama, with breath-taking views of Coronet Peak, the Remarkable mountain range and across Lake Wakatipu to Cecil and Walter Peaks.
4WD Skippers Canyon Tour Seat in Coach- Highlights include The Plane Table, Skippers Canyon, Lighthouse Rock, and Skippers Bridge, which provides a stunning photo opportunity.
QUEENSTOWN – MOUNT COOK – CHRISTCHURCH
Queenstown to Twizel – Travel through the rugged and beautiful landscape of the Central Otago Region.
Mount Cook – HLC5 the Helicopter Line Alpine Vista 20mins Includes snow landing -This short scenic option is the ideal opportunity to touch snow and experience the thrill of a helicopter flight
Twizel to Christchurch- on the way visit to the Church of the Good Shepherd at Tekapo, drive over golden tussock land, winding rivers and the impressive Canterbury Plains before arriving in the Garden City of Christchurch.
A half day sightseeing tour covers the city highlights including Canterbury University, Riccarton House and Bush, Hagley Park, Museum and Botanical Gardens.